Incident Reports

Teen found dead in Jhapa under mysterious circumstances


Province 1, Jhapa, Kachankawal

14-year-old Bishnu Maya Karki, a 6th grader at Laxmi Devkota Secondary School, was found dead on Monday at a tea garden in Kachankabal Rural Municipality. Karki had been missing since Saturday. 

The body was hanging on a shawl from a tree. It is unclear if the girl committed suicide or if she was murdered. The police have not yet found a suicide note and the locals suspect murder.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons None
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Jhapa